Choctaw County


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Choctaw County, Mississippi

PO Box 250
Ackerman, MS 39735
Phone: (662) 285-6329
Fax: (662) 285-3444

In east-central MS, west of Columbus; organized Dec 23, 1833 from Chickasaw cession of 1832. Name Origin: For the Indian tribe of Muskhogean linguistic stock; meaning of name unknown

Area (sq mi):: 419.81 (land 419.10; water 0.71) Population per square mile: 22.80
Population 2005: 9,572 State rank: 76 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.90%; 1990-2000 7.60% Population 2000: 9,758 (White 67.80%; Black or African American 30.70%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.30%. Median age: 36.90
Income 2000: per capita $13,474; median household $27,020; Population below poverty level: 24.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $14,352-$16,219
Unemployment (2004): 8.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -3.80% Median travel time to work: 26.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 52.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Choctaw County, Alabama

117 S Mulberry St Suite 9
Butler, AL 36904
Phone: (205) 459-2417
Fax: (205) 459-4248

On western border of AL; organized Dec 29, 1847 from Sumter and Washington counties. Name Origin: For the Indian tribe of Muskohegean linguistic stock; meaning of the name unknown

Area (sq mi):: 920.85 (land 913.51; water 7.34) Population per square mile: 16.20
Population 2005: 14,807 State rank: 56 Population change: 2000-20005 -7.00%; 1990-2000 -0.60% Population 2000: 15,922 (White 54.80%; Black or African American 44.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.00%; Other 0.70%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 37.90
Income 2000: per capita $14,635; median household $24,749; Population below poverty level: 24.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,524-$21,269
Unemployment (2004): 8.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.50% Median travel time to work: 37.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Choctaw County, Oklahoma

300 E Duke St
Hugo, OK 74743
Phone: (580) 326-3778
Fax: (580) 326-6787

On the southeastern border of OK; organized Nov 16, 1907 from Choctaw lands. Name Origin: For the Choctaw Nation, an Indian tribe of Muskhogean linguistic stock. Meaning of the name is unknown

Area (sq mi):: 800.68 (land 773.93; water 26.75) Population per square mile: 19.80
Population 2005: 15,297 State rank: 44 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.30%; 1990-2000 0.30% Population 2000: 15,342 (White 67.80%; Black or African American 10.90%; Hispanic or Latino 1.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 20.40%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 38.70
Income 2000: per capita $12,296; median household $22,743; Population below poverty level: 24.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,892-$19,258
Unemployment (2004): 6.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 24.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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DUQM Naval Dockyard (DND) has completed its first dry docking project, the repair, overhaul and dry docking (ROH DD) of the fast expeditionary transport ship - the USNS Choctaw County.
The USNS Choctaw County is a 'Spearhead' Class Fast Expeditionary Transport, used by US Military Sealift Command for the fast transport of troops and material in the Middle East theatre of operations.
Choctaw County was ranked last among the state's 77 counties, according to the report.
The plant now employs 23 people; Entergy plans to add nine more, making 32 jobs at the Choctaw County facility.
A few of the best-known locations for viewing snappy syncs over the past several years have been Wall Doxey State Park in Holly Springs, Jeff Busby State Park in Choctaw County, the boardwalk behind the Mississippi Craft Center in Ridgeland, and Turkey Creek Water Park near Decatur.
On the second and final day of the media tour yesterday, members of local and international Press participated in MH-53 helo flight ops, saw the new fast-transport ship USNS Choctaw County, embarked on Rigid Hull Inflatable Boats to both UK and US Minesweepers and also saw the employment of some Unmanned Underwater Vehicles.
She turned on her Oklahoma accent on songs like "Choctaw County Affair," and even rolled her Rs for a little Spanish flair on "Mexico."
Frost, a 1984 graduate of Southeastern, is a partner in the Tucker Ellis Law Firm's mass tort and product liability practice group, based in Houston, Texas Originally from Frogville in Choctaw County, Oklahoma, Frost is a renowned national trial lawyer who defends clients in high-risk cases in state and federal courts across the country Both of these honors alumni have returned to campus in recent years as commencement speakers.
It will provide incremental firm capacity from receipt points located at Transco's Station 85 in Choctaw County, AL to an interconnection between Transco and the Sabal Trail Pipeline in Tallapoosa County, AL.
Smith owns land in Choctaw County, Alabama, and allows a friend to keep his bees on her property.
Moreover, their co-occurrence in Choctaw County in Jun 1971 shows that these subspecies are sympatric and synchronic in this part of their range, and contrast with previous collections records that have shown that B.